While touring, you ask fans to give food and restaurant suggestions for their town at #ABRoadeats on Twitter and Facebook. What’s important is it gives you connectivity with the audience.
Attendees at the convention session Aging and Raging Well Women, Art, and Activism were lucky to see them in action, singing on such topics as double standards for women and men related to aging and climate change. The Raging Grannies are activists who promote peace, justice, social and economic equality through song and humor. The “Raging Grannies” are shattering those stereotypes.Stereotypes about older adults are so pervasive that many older women have internalized ageism — some are reluctant to visit community centers or move into assisted living facilities because they don’t want to spend time with people who are “old.” Just like other forms of bias, it is important for psychologists to speak out against ageism and resist stereotypes about older adults.“Let’s be celebratory and joyful while we attack barriers related to ageism,” said Maureen Mc Hugh of APA’s Div.